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Temp Parttime Faculty: Computer Science

Posting Numberreq289
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeAdjunct
Hiring DepartmentLos Alamos Branch
Academic LocationLos Alamos Branch
CampusLos Alamos
Benefits EligibleAdjunct faculty may be eligible to receive certain UNM benefits in some cases. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
Position Summary

Job Posting for Temporary/Part-Time Adjunct Faculty in

University of New Mexico Los Alamos Campus


UNM Los Alamos Campus anticipates hiring Adjunct Faculty to teach in the Summer 2017, Fall 2017, and Spring 2018 Semesters in the COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENT to teach and/or develop Lower Division Courses (100-200 Level).

Anticipated openings, potentially include the following subjects:

·       Computer Science including but not limited to such courses as Introduction to Computing Science, Introduction to Linux, Advanced Linux, Computing for Business Students, Programming for non-majors (MATLAB), Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science. 


UNM-Los Alamos is a two-year branch campus of the University of New Mexico located approximately 90 miles northwest of Albuquerque. UNM-Los Alamos emphasizes teaching excellence and offers academic transfer courses, as well as vocational and technical courses to the citizens of Los Alamos County and northern New Mexico.

The Computer Science Department at UNM Los Alamos is seeking qualified temporary part time faculty members to teach lower division classes in various courses or topics as specified above. UNM-LA instructors are responsible for all aspects of any class they are teaching including but not limited to meeting with the class during assigned times, content delivery, assignment development, grading assignments, reporting of grades, and assessment of student learning as outlined by the department chair.  Details of employment can be found online in the UNM-Los Alamos Faculty Handbook.

Positions are contingent upon need each semester as determined by student enrollment levels, current course offering matrix, and demand driven by graduation requirements.  Positions may be filled or eliminated each semester up to the deadline for students to drop or add courses.  Candidates who are selected for these positions will report to Department Chair, Sharon Hurley.


Best Consideration Dates

For best consideration please apply by this date:

May 1, 2017 for Summer term 2017

June 19, 2017 for Fall Semester 2017

October 16, 2017 for Spring Semester 2018

Recruitment Period

This posting will remain active until February 15, 2018.   



Minimum Qualifications to teach or develop courses in Computer Science for which you are applying are determined by Higher Learning Commission’s accreditation requirements for faculty, and must be met by one of these ways:

1.     Master’s Degree in the discipline or subfield for which you are applying; OR

2.     A master’s degree or higher in a discipline other than that for which you are applying, and successful completion of at least 18 graduate credit hours in an accredited program in the discipline or subfield for which you are applying.

Preferred Qualifications:

1.     Successful teaching experience in a post-secondary institution

2.     Successful teaching in a community college

3.     A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities. 


Application InstructionsTo apply, please submit the following materials in UNMJobs at 1. Cover Letter indicating which courses and/or disciplines you are interested in teaching; the days/times you are available to teach; and how your education and experience, satisfies the Minimum Qualifications criteria described above. 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. A list of names and contact information of three professional references who can speak to your directly relevant knowledge, skills and experience. Please note: Qualified applicants may be evaluated for potential interviews by the hiring official as new openings become available throughout the recruitment period.

Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

For Best ConsiderationThis posting will remain active until 10/16/2017. Anyone who applies for a position under this posting will automatically be considered for openings in subsequent semesters unless they indicate in their cover letter that they are not interested in teaching in specific semesters.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.